Thank you, Mr. Powlowski, for that question.
We actually make loans for pretty well anything a first nation wants to do. It's kind of a running joke we have that it just has to be legal. It can be anything socially or economically. It can do equity into revenue-generating operations.
What we're talking about in terms of infrastructure is that in the first nations communities there's an estimated $35-billion infrastructure gap, so this is housing, this is water and sewer, this is roads, all of those types of infrastructure, as well as health centres, which are much needed. It's anything like that.
Our proposal to Canada is to consider using some of the existing infrastructure budget dollars to allow us to leverage that into the capital markets so that we can build more of that today. We address a number of health issues by doing that, such as overcrowding, which can have a deadly effect with regard to COVID-19, and the proper water and sewer that we need to fully live healthy lives, and adequate facilities that somebody who is sick can go to, such as a health centre. We do provide loans for those types of things.
Right now, first nations are funding those things with their own-source revenue, and we estimate that their own-source revenue is going to be good to about $6 billion, but after that, it's a far cry from the $35 billion. What we're suggesting will actually really help to narrow that gap significantly.